Inteachán – Book Two: A New Signal 2: 14 ‘The Phoenix Park Tunnel’

The audience from the fateful concert were discovered the next morning in the Phoenix Park Tunnel when workmen opened an old section due for development. To their astonishment they found 80, 000 people standing silently in long lines, as if waiting for something. Mac watched amazed as the television news report showed streams of dazed […]

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Inteachán – Book Two: A New Signal 2: 12 ‘You would need an extra lifetime’

Children filled the city now. Lacking order. Looking for direction. Every street corner was filled with tiny faces. Like the saddest documentary made about another place. But now here. This made Mac’s task even harder. Every young girl was Inteachán. Each face made his heart slip slightly. ‘Have you seen her?’ he wanted to always […]

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Inteachán – Book Two: A New Signal 2: 6 ‘The Weeds of Priory Hall’

Cities normally return to nature after desertion. Sand can cover office blocks. Shopping centres fall in on themselves. Civic buildings lose all semblance of significance. Sewers clog and silt. Vehicles return their elements to the earth. Or house new tenants. Fountains fall silent. Slowly, troublingly, desperately, inexorably, the weeds of Priory Hall exerted their cosmic […]

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